Jenkins Review

It's simple and intuitive but the plugins need to be streamlined

Valuable Features

  • Extensibility
  • Usability

Improvements to My Organization

We've achieved continuous integration and delivery on all our commits, securing the quality of all of our products on their main branches. The features used come almost out of the box.

Room for Improvement

Many of the plugins needs to be streamlined, their terminology needs to be the same and some plugins should be split into multiple smaller plugins.

Use of Solution

Since 2010, so almost five years.

Deployment Issues

No issues encountered.

Stability Issues

Minor, but those issues typically gets fixed after reporting them. Some issues can be addressed as pull requests, fixing them myself.

Scalability Issues

No, not after the lazy-load of items were introduced.

Customer Service and Technical Support

Customer Service:


Technical Support:


Previous Solutions

I used Hudson before, so the switch was quite natural.

Implementation Team

In-house implementation.

Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing

My colleagues and I did the setup, so only the hours we spent doing it.

Other Solutions Considered

We also looked at Buildbot.

Other Advice

Just go for it. It's simple and intuitive.

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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